This week inHusker history
The week of March 2-8, looking back in five-year intervals:
1934: Former Husker Francis A. Schmidt is named head coach at Ohio State. | "Close the Gates of Mercy"
«1989: Tom Osborne hires Kevin Steele as linebackers coach. Steele replaced John Melton, who resigned after undergoing heart surgery in February.
1999: O-line recruit Tamotu Junior Tagoai is arrested in Hawaii and accused of threatening a teacher. Further brushes with the law would lead to his dismissal from the team before the 2003 season.
2009: A new contract is in the works for Bo Pelini.
2014: The Athletic Department confirms that Bo Pelini has received a contract extension through the 2018 season. Also, former Nebraska head coach Bill Glassford celebrates his 100th birthday.